Harbours Act, 1946

Chapter II.

Powers and Duties of Harbour Master of Harbour.

Statement of draught.

63.—(1) The harbour master of a harbour may at any time require the master of a vessel which is within the limits of the harbour to give him a statement of the draught of the vessel.

(2) If the master of a vessel, on being required under this section to give a statement of the draught of the vessel, refuses or fails to give such statement or gives a statement which, to his knowledge, is false or misleading, he shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding ten pounds.